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Is the 1 dollar per month for an iphone 6s with trade in of 6 worth it?

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I have to trade in my iphone 6 16gb which is worth around 370 dollars but I still owe 320 dollars on it so I would have to pay it off then trade it in. If I did decide to just keep the phone for another 12 months I expect it would be worth around 200ish dollars maybe a little more.

So if I do the deal in essence I am paying 370 + 22 = 392 for an iphone 6s. It is a lease tho I and will not own it. Also, if I decide I want the iphone 7 in a year the lease rate will be whatever they decide.

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Is there anything wrong with your current phone? or are you one of those people that must have the newest tech asap?

I'd say just keep your old phone and not even worry about the 6s.
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Is there anything wrong with your current phone? or are you one of those people that must have the newest tech asap?

I'd say just keep your old phone and not even worry about the 6s.
Not really.. the new phone supports carrier aggregation which is supposed to increase speeds to 135mbs down in places that support it. I happen to live in an area that supports it.

Its not just pure speed either.. carrier aggregation makes slow speeds 2x faster. So say I am stuck on 1mb down, well now I have 2mb down with the iphone 6s. It applies to all connection types where available. So in essence being on sprint makes the data much more usuable is the crappy areas because now I have 2x the speed.
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Yeah, pretty much only you can decide whether the faster speeds are worth the $$.
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Yeah, pretty much only you can decide whether the faster speeds are worth the $$.
Agreed. I used to be one of the latest and greatest guys, always got a nexus regardless. Now i just stick with my note 4 since launch and its paid off. One less expense.


Sounds like your on TMO since you own money on the phone. The leasing of the phone is great for those who want to keep swapping phones to iphone 7, 7s, 8. Since its most likely a yearly upgrade. I dont know the exact numbers to speak of. You do have to factor in the cost of phone that your bring to the table, which is a blend of total cost to you and market value.
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Agreed. I used to be one of the latest and greatest guys, always got a nexus regardless. Now i just stick with my note 4 since launch and its paid off. One less expense.


Sounds like your on TMO since you own money on the phone. The leasing of the phone is great for those who want to keep swapping phones to iphone 7, 7s, 8. Since its most likely a yearly upgrade. I dont know the exact numbers to speak of. You do have to factor in the cost of phone that your bring to the table, which is a blend of total cost to you and market value.
Well, you know before the 1 dollar promo I was thinking of getting off of apple and going with Android. Mostly because 700 dollars for a phone is silly. The only reason I have this iphone 6 is because I got it for 200 dollars after 400 dollar bill credit. Suppose to be 600 but sprint..well they screwed me out of one of my 200 dollar credits...

But yeah I was going to go to android nexus line because I figure you can buy them for 399.99 and sell them a year later for 200.. 200 a year for a phone isn't too bad and you get all the latest bands.
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I would keep your phone. http://www.engadget.com/2015/09/2...fi-assist/

That's a part of iOS 9 - has nothing to do with the hardware.

You just have to go switch it off if you don't like it.
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I agree with lots of the feedback is their a reason you want to upgrade? If you have the extra money to blow I don't see why not, but if your in a tight budget and your happy with your phone I wouldn't trade. I don't see the point of trading phones every year honestly (unless you got a good thing going for you say you have a potential buyer that would buy your current phone, extra cash, new features that appeal to you etc). Phones seem to have finally capped in performance you can't see a big difference unless your full of bloatware or intensively using your phone.

From Iphone 6 vs Iphone 6s I don't see a big point to upgrade (unless you really want it etc), but anything before the Iphone 6 I would do it. Every year upgrades seem pointless I think every 2 years is much more reasonable to switch.

If you got the extra money and you will be fine economically don't see why not, but if your in a tight budget I wouldn't do it.
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